The playlists need to reside in the same directory as your audio file, and should work on both VLC media player for android smartphones and windows PC desktop VLC .
Sutta-text.zip contains Pali + English side by side for all 5 vaggas. Except for Vagga 3 suttas 5-12, all the suttas should line up very close. That is, for the line of pali you look at, the english should be located very close to the same row. Ven. Thanissaro used some very funky formatting for the verse, but the verse sections should be clear where they break.